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to mid 40's. 46 degrees in stafford. lisa baden has the traffic report. >> not much happening. things are very smooth around the beltway. no overnight construction to move out of the way. no problems on the road. things are running very nicely. on the beltway at 50 it looks fine. in springfield, va., the southbound from the beltway to fredericksburg looks fine so far. traffic patterns will be a little different with the the holidays approaching. we will keep an eye on traffic in town and around town for the next few days. >> breaking news out of fairfax. firefighters are battling a house fire. it broke out at 3:00 to 15 on school street. it does not appear anybody was in the house. no injuries reported. >> but we are turning to our other top story. new safety questions about the metro silver line expansion out to the beltway. >> if safety investigation is under way as to whether steel pilings can support the bridge. >> these 1 once forgotten pilings are at the center of a federal safety investigation. there were created in 1977 to one day holdup a bridge for metro trains. that day has
graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, police are looking for a man who allegedly attacked a jogger in takoma park. a woman in their 20's was running along sligo creek parkway when a man pulled her into the woods and sexually assaulting her. the victim is expected to recover. >> astronauts will spend more time moving supplies today. they completed the first of three space walks and hooked up an antenna. another space walk is planned for tomorrow. >> first, new guidelines about mammograms. and now pap smears. women in their 20s can get pap smears in their 20's. that is enough time to catch cervical cancer. doctors are calling the timing of the report coincidental. >>> a woman said her disabled daughter was stabbed on a bus. this girl attends a school for handicapped children. she was on a school bus on friday when her hand was/spurred her mother said the bus driver called her and said a female student attacked the student. it took six students to close the wound. then she developed pneumonia and sheet remains in th
, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> welcome back. 5:15 is your time. republicans are vowing to keep the health care bill from passing. the senate plan is expected to cost $849 billion over the next decade. requires ever want to buy health insurance and opposes medicare cut to help pay for it. senate leaders hope to begin debate by the weekend. >> it judged in new orleans has ruled the army corps of engineers and failure to maintain a navigation channel led to massive flooding during hurricane katrina. there will be awarded one of the $70,000 each. this ruling could leave the government open to billions of dollars in more claims. >> astronauts aboard atlantis will set out on the first of three space walks later today. they will install a spare intent and unload the 15 tons of spare parts. atlantis will be in orbit for one week. >>> vincent gray concedes it was a mistake to use government letterhead in a solicitation for political contribution. great used council stationery to solicit a $20,000 contribution from
? let's ask lisa. >> a car went off the road and into the woods and the right lane is close do so as they retrieve that vehicle. a parently somebody just collided on 395. at duke street the pace of traffic that just happened, this is on 395. huh. that looks like southbound to me. yes. because that's the h.o.v. in the center of the road so i'm going to say southbound 395 at duke street. so let's change geico cameras. look at the beltway. mmm-mmm. a wreck reported at connecticut avenue before rockville pike, we'll be right back in 10 minutes with a live look and see if we can capturehat wreck in the camera. >> ourtop story this morning a warning for family with young children. >> the government has now issueed the largest crib recall in american history. it effects more than 2 million of these drop side cribs made by stork manufacturing. the cribs pose a successful indication hazard and at least four children have already died. courtney robs robinson is on your side with what you need to know about these hidden dangers. >> the biggest thing for parents using a stork craft crib is st
unprecedented influence and impact and what comes next. suzy or monday, lisa ling and larry king weigh in. >>> also tonight, our 360 special investigation continues. "killings at the canal: the army tapes." what drove three sergeants to execute four iraqi men? did the army's own rules play a role? were those rules too strict? tonight you can decide for yourself. >>> later, "crime & punishment," a 15-year-old girl fights for her life after being gunned down. her agd attackers? five other teenagers. what is happening to our kids? >>> first you have, oprah winfrey's long good-bye began in the final ten minutes of her show. she will be ending her show in september of 2011. >> after much prayer and months of careful thought, i decided that next season, season 25 will be the last season of the ""oprah winfrey show."" and over the next couple of days, you may hear a lot of speculation in the press about why i am making this decision now. and that will mostly be conjecture. so i wanted you to hear this directly from me. >> winfrey said that 25 years felt like the right time to say good-bye. there
analyst lisa bloom. good to have all of you with us. fran, i want to start with you. now we have the picture proof of them face-to-face with president obama. so there is no question to how far the unchecked access got them. really to the highest level. how does this happen? and what should happen now to both the salahis and the secret service folks on duty that night? >> sure. you know, erica, what happens is once you come to that initial point that tom foreman mentions, that perimeter point where you go through a magnetometer, once you're through there, nobody really checks you again. the presumption if you got inside the perimeter, inside the white house grounds, you've been cleared. so no one would have checked them again. and so they would have come into the white house. they would have gone up stairs. they would have gone to somebody at a social secretary's desk to get a card before you go in for your photograph with the president. oftentimes there is an administrative slipup. there won't be one. someone will write it out for you. the only purpose is to put the picture and n
in the nassau love triangle. former astronaut lisa nowak learns her punishment. if you could call it that. she's stalked and attacked her romantic rival. cops say the lover pack her car bb gun, plastic gloves and diapers and drove 900 miles to confront her ex-lover. you will hear the emotional words from that romantic rival about how she still has nightmare about the attack. is the sentence an outrage? "issues" starts now. >>> tonight, did the accused cleveland strangler leave a trail of death across the globe? the search is on to determine whether anthony so well is linked to unsolved crimes in california, the carolinas, and even japan. all areas where the alleged serial killer lived when he was a u.s. marine. back in cleveland, investigators have now identified nine of the 11 victims found hidden inside sowell's house of death, 49-year-old victim janice webb was a mother and a grandmother. she disappeared in june. >> just told me that her body was intact. that's all. >> but it's still devastating. she died in this manner and was found in the backyard. >> webb's sister say she was a drug addi
in the financial meltdown walked away with huge pay offs before the collapse. lisa myers reports. >> reporter: it was the early phase of the financial meltdown last year. first bear stearns was sold to avoid a collapse. thousands of employees lost jobs. a new study by experts at harvard law school titled wages of failure found that since 2000, the top five executives received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and sold mountains of stock. bear stearns cashed out $1.4 billion and lehman brothers $1 billion. >> people who invested in these companies should feel betrayed. the idea of capitalism is people provide the capital and executives take care of it for us. people provided capital and the executives took it. >> reporter: when the firms collapsed james and richard lost about $900 million of stock. but the studies said they came out well ahead overall. cane had $388 million and fold $541 million. >> they were rewarded hundreds of millions of dollars. they got that reward for making catastrophic decisions. >> last year, cane bought two condominiums here. at the iconic plaza hotel in new york c
lady laura bush and lisa caputo, they were both involved in the planning of state dinners and tell us why tonight's event is so important and also politically for the white house. >> can't believe the guests are stealing the silverware. >> that's a little tacky. >> take a little glass and put it in your purse. my goodness. >>> a court rules hormone replacement therapy can give a woman breast cancer. why are women taking them? elizabeth cohen looking into the controversy coming up. 45 minutes after the hour. and during the sign then drive event, you can get a cc, jetta, or top safety-rated tiguan for practically just your signature. it's that easy. i can't believe it. [ whoosh! ] [ humming ] [ engine revs ] ♪ [ tires screech ] [ pen scratches ] i can believe it. yep. [ male announcer ] sign then drive is back. hurry in and get legendary volkswagen value for practically just your signature. ♪ right now 1.2 million people are on sprint mobile broadband. 31 are streaming a sales conference from the road. 154 are tracking shipments on a train. 33 are iming on a ferry. and 1300 are secr
for the reality show jon and kate plus 8. and their marriage could also be officially over very soon. lisa bloom is in los angeles with the latest. lisa, good morning. >> good morning. well, jon dwos lynn brought a dozen red rowses to his weekend meeting with his estranged wife, kate. but it was all business. an arbitration hearing designed to bring them closer to divorce. >> sad it's cut short. it's too soon. >> reporter: kate gosselin is talking about her reality series, not her marriage. after meeting face to face with five hours this weekend, jon and kate have agreed on the fate of their eight. kate gets primary custody of the kids. they're hammering out thousand split their ace is the either, but neither wants alimony. a source close to kate tells "people" magazine kate is just relieve that had a very painful chapter of her wlf is nearly over. the finale of their series jon and kate plus 8 ends its run with a visit to a fire station and a farm as the paparazzis snap away. >> it's just a part of or life. >> reporter: for five years cameras captured the growing pains, but it was their marriag
away with millions. nbc lisa myers is here to talk more about this. critics say they were richly rewarded for failure. is that really true? >> i think that's an understatement, monica. this study by experts at harvard law school is appropriately titled wages of failure. it examined the pay of the top five executives at bear stearns and lehman brothers in the years before their firms imploded and it found that since 2000, the top executives at the two firms had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and it sold mountains of stock. top bear stearns executives cashed out at about $1.4 million and top executives of lehman brothers cashed out about a billion dollars. dripped these during this period they were increasing the firm's leverage and making decisions which later turned out to be catastrophic. >> wow. that is shocking. is there going to be any fallout here? >> well, there really is not a lot that can be done. the stockholders are suing and -- but the ceos say, look. when the companies collapsed, we lost about 900 million dollars worth of stock each, but even counting the
what i was trained to do, doing what any soldier would do. >> lisa, you re-united with your daughter on saturday evening. i want to show a bit of that reunion. then we'll talk about it. >> oh, baby girl! >> i know, lisa, you were very worried about amber. you had talked to her right before the shooting. then for hours you had no idea how she was, if she had been hit, if she had been killed. but you knew something horrible had happened. what did it mean to you to finally hold her in your arms? >> it was an awesome feeling. she needed me there and we got there as soon as we could. and i don't think i want to leave her now. >> amber, i understand that you are going to be meeting with the president when he comes to ft. hood tomorrow for the memorial service. what's your reaction to that? >> it's crazy. i always wanted to meet him. it's always been i guess a dream of mine to just meet any president really. but i wish it could be under different circumstances. but it's something'm looking forward to. >> now he's certainly wanting to meet you. just to conclude, amber, i know you're being de
stearns still walked away with millions. nbc news senior investigator correspondent lisa myers joins us now. >> hi, contessa and melissa. the study found that executives at lehman brothers and bear stearns catshed in big time in the years before their firms imploded. even though they suffered huge losses at the end, their ceos still walked away with hundreds of millions of dollars. critics call it being richly rewarded for failure. it was the early phase of the financial meltdown last year. first bear stearns was sold to avoid collapse. then lehman brothers went bankrupt. shareholders lost billions. and thousands of employees lost jobs. but a new study by experts at harvard law school titled "wages of failure" found that since 2000, the top five executives at each firm had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and had sold mountains of stock. bear stearns executives cashed out about $1.4 billion. and lehman brothers, $1 billion. >> people who invested in these companies should feel betrayed. the whole idea of capitalism is that the people provide the capital, and the executives ta
ready for game day. >> reporter: while at u.s. airways hub in washington, lisa scott knows the routine well. what is the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> yoga. lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million flyers to pass through all of the nation's airports today. but the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday, with just over 2 million flyers each day. and 23 year veteran linwood harris know what they are thinking. >> thinking about the wonderful dinner at grandma's house and expectations of getting there on time and having their bag arrive with them as well. >> it's a family obligation. right? >> yeah. yeah! the heartland, going to be fun, going to be great. >> check in for your flight early and plan on arriving at the airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: the good news? thanksgiving 2009 looks to be knows and ice-free. >> weather is cooperating. passengers are moving well and flying is good. >> reporter: and that is what you want to hear, right? flying is good across the country. the key is going to be whether the ic
of safest cars. people wanted more info. here it is. our lisa stark joins us from washington with a look at some the winners and losers in the safest car trade. it's a little tougher to get a good grade this year, sshts it. >> reporter: it absolutely is. one car that didn't get a good grade is the subaru outback but the criteria was tougher this year so only 27 vehicles made the cut. to win top safety pick, cars had to do well on frontal crashes. side impacts. they had to offer good whiplash protection in rear accidents. that means well designed head restraints. and for the first time, the roofs needed to be strong enough to hold up in ray rollover. this volkswagen held up well. but this is what happens with a weaker roof. >> well, a lot of vehicles missed this list because of the new roof strength rating. their roofs aren't quite strong enough to get a good rating in our test. >> reporter: failing the roof test cost the honda accord and the ford fusion a place on this year's list. of the cars that passed all the safety tests four are large vehicles, from buick, ford, lincoln and volvo.
a new harvard study of risky bank behavior. lisa meyers following this one closely. >>> this study was done by experts at harvard law school and is appropriate titled wages of failure. the top five executives of bear stearns and lehman brothers. it found since 2000, top executives sold mountains of stock. and top bear stearns executives cashed out $1.4 billion, and top executives of lehman about $1 billion. when the companies collapsed, their ceo's lost $9 million worth of stock. and the ceos still came out ahead of the game. and james cayne came out with millions, and investors and employees of the two firms obviously did not do so well. thousands of employees lost jobs and many investors lost everything. and as you know, both men denied wrong doing and said their firms were swept under by a financial tsunami. cayne did apologize to the investors, and the other says he wakes up every night thinking what could i have done differently? >> thank you. we are learning more and more about things we already know. top executives at the bank, winding up at the ban sxk paying themselves out
, there is. in fact, it's in your pantry. lisa drayer's a nutrition involvement and contributing editor for "women's health" magazine. and she says the right foods can help keep your sex life sizzling. and she's one month away from delivering her baby. so you've obviously been eating something good. >> is it really true, though, honestly? can you eat foods that will change your libido, your sex drive and all that? >> you know, there is some preliminary research suggesting that certain foods can give you a boost in the bedroom. >> why don't we start right now? >> you always hear about dark chocolate being good for so many things. also libido? >> exactly. there's a chemical basis for it. and the reason is chocolate contains the compound fennel ethelamine which increases the feeling avenue traction between people. also it's the same brain chemical that's released when we experience the feeling of falling in love. >> really? that's why you get candies on valentine's day. >> and those who consume dark chocolate, one cube daily, women who do that report bigger desire and better performance. >
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